S. 810 (112th): Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act of 2011


Apr 13, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 25, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Maria Cantwell

Senator from Washington



Read Text »
Last Updated: Nov 30, 2012
Length: 34 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prohibit the conducting of invasive research on great apes, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act of 2012 - Section4 - Prohibits:(1) conducting invasive research on great apes;(2) possessing, maintaining, or housing a great ape for the purpose of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 13, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 25, 2012
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 810”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


17 cosponsors (14D, 2I, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 1513 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 13, 2011

Search for similar bills.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: